• Thomas Rhett: A Sucker for a Good, Sad Song
    “Marry Me” is sad enough as a song. But then the video? I can barely get one minute in — when Thomas Rhett reveals that she wants to get married, but just not to him — before the tears kick in. Embedded from www.youtube.com. So when I talked to Thomas Rhett about the video after... […]
  • Kelly Clarkson Doesn’t Seek Validation Through Likes
    As if we all needed another reason to absolutely adore Kelly Clarkson — now the singer and superstar mom is getting brutally honest about life lived through apps and social networks. In People’s “Most Beautiful” issue, Clarkson just laid it all out there, her feelings on a world obsessed with posting online. “I am one... […]
  • Hot 20: Rodney Atkins Details First New Album in Seven Years
    When Rodney Atkins sat down with CMT Hot 20 Countdown’s Katie Cook, it had been a while since the two had talked about new music. “Caught Up in the Country” is the lead single from what will be Atkins’ first collection of new music in seven years. The project started in 2014, and he says... […]
  • Carrie Underwood Isn’t Immune to Life’s Ugly Moments
    She sings about it in her new song “Cry Pretty,” but now Carrie Underwood is also explaining what the emotions behind the song mean for her. “As humans, we’re expected to have our crap together all the time. And being a mom and a wife and trying to navigate all that we do, every once... […]
  • PHOTOS: Shooting Pool with John Prine
    Only a legend like John Prine could bring Chris Isaak, Shooter Jennings, Dan Auerbach and Nashville’s former mayor Megan Barry together for an evening of shooting pool. On Wednesday (April 18), Prine, 71, and his label Oh Boy Records took over the city’s Melrose Billiard Parlor for a private party to celebrate the April 13... […]